Dr. Mitchell Lirtzman received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Illinois, and his medical degree from Chicago Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. Following a general surgery internship and residency at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, he completed a cardiovascular and thoracic surgery residency at Tulane University in New Orleans. During his residency at Rush-Presbyterian, Dr. Lirtzman received the Fremont A Chandler Award for Excellence in surgical research, and was made a member of the Owl Club Honor Roll for Excellence in Teaching while at Tulane. He is board certified in general and thoracic surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Surgeons. In addition to cardiac and thoracic surgery, Dr. Lirtzman specializes in vascular reconstruction for limb salvage in diabetic patients, minimally invasive lung surgery and surgery in the treatment of reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
Medical Education & Training
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Specialty Board Certifications: American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Status: Certified